North Carolina 7 Day Lease Termination Letter | Month-to-Month Tenancy

The North Carolina seven (7) day notice to quit, in accordance with the laws stated in § 42-14, is used by a landlord to inform a month-to-month tenant of their intention to terminate the lease/rental agreement. No specific reason is needed to terminate a month-to-month tenancy, but the termination cannot be in discrimination or retaliation of the tenant.If the tenant does not vacate the premises by the end of the seventh (7th) day, the landlord can file an eviction action (i.e. “Complaint in Summary Ejectment”) in court (suing the tenant for possession of the property).

Note: If the month-to-month tenant is renting a mobile home, they must receive a minimum of 60 days notice before the landlord can terminate the rental agreement.


How to Write

Step 1 – Put the current date in the “Notice Date” input field, and then enter the full address of the rental unit (street, unit, city, county, state, ZIP).

Step 2 – Fill in the start date of the lease/rental agreement.

Note: If you are the tenant using this form to notify your landlord of your intention to terminate the lease, put a return address for the security deposit.

Step 3 – Complete the “Proof of Service” section at the bottom of the notice after the notice has been served. Select the delivery method that was used, and then enter the date of service. Sign and print your name in the appropriate input fields, and then enter the date.